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$5,000–$20,000
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CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship

Apply for a chance to bag the CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship worth up to $20,000.

Eligible Grades
College Sophomore – College Junior
Application Open Date
February 10, 2024
Application Deadline
April 26, 2024
Closing in 6 Days
$5,000–$20,000
25 Award Winners
Closing in 7 Days
$15,000–$120,000
300 Award Winners

NHSC Scholarship

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program offers aspiring health professionals the chance to serve in underserved communities across the country.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Graduate
Application Open Date
March 14, 2024
Application Deadline
April 27, 2024
Closing in 7 Days
$15,000–$120,000
300 Award Winners
Closing in 7 Days
$8,000
1 Award Winner

UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship

Scholarships of $8,000 are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who major in business at UNCF colleges by the UBS/Painwebber Scholarship Program.

Eligible Grades
College Sophomore – College Junior
Application Open Date
October 21, 2023
Application Deadline
April 27, 2024
Closing in 7 Days
$8,000
1 Award Winner
Closing in 10 Days
$5,000
21 Award Winners

ABA Diversity Scholarship

The Diversity Scholarship Program offers 21 $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – Graduate
Application Open Date
December 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$5,000
21 Award Winners
Closing in 10 Days
$5,000
1 Award Winner

ACS Scholars Program

The American Chemical Society offers the ACS Scholars Program of $5,000 to full-time undergraduate minority students in need pursuing a degree in the chemical sciences.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – College Junior
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$5,000
1 Award Winner
Closing in 10 Days
$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winner

EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund

The EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund offers the EPOC Environmental Scholarship, ranging from $20,000 to $60,000, to undergraduate or graduate students to complete their studies to become technical environmental professionals.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winner
Closing in 10 Days
$2,000–$10,000
3 Award Winners

Global Citizen Scholarship

The annual Global Citizen Scholarships for international and DACA students enrolled at MPOWER-supported colleges and universities awards $10,000 as the grand prize.

Eligible Grades
All
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$2,000–$10,000
3 Award Winners
Closing in 10 Days
$1,000–$2,500
2 Award Winners

J. R. Popalisky Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing courses related to civil or environmental engineering or environmental science with an emphasis on career fields associated with water supply.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
October 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$1,000–$2,500
2 Award Winners
Closing in 10 Days
$5,000
2 Award Winners

North Carolina Chapter Scholarship

The NEWH North Carolina Chapter Scholarship offers an annual award of up to $5,000 to students pursuing a major in the hospitality industry at an institution in North Carolina.

Eligible Grades
College Junior – College Senior
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$5,000
2 Award Winners
Closing in 10 Days
$20,000–$60,000
829 Award Winners

Posse Scholarship

The Posse Scholarship of up to $1.4 million is awarded annually to 670 eligible high school seniors to further their education in their studies of choice across several states in the U.S.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 30, 2024
Closing in 10 Days
$20,000–$60,000
829 Award Winners
Closed
$15,000
28 Award Winners

Davis-Putter Scholarship

The Davis-Putter Scholarship offers a $15,000 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$15,000
28 Award Winners
Closed
$2,000
1 Award Winner

Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship Award

The Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduate student studying acting or musical theater. Students who graduated from universities in the SETC region can apply.

Eligible Grades
Graduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$2,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner

Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship

NEWWA offers the Elson T. Killam Memorial Scholarship of $1,500 to an outstanding student enrolled in a civil or environmental engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,000–$2,000
6 Award Winners

Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Plan

The Eula Mae Jett Scholarship offers $2,000 to the first-place holder and $1,000 to second place. The award is for undergraduate students in the legal field.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$1,000–$2,000
6 Award Winners
Closed
$3,000
1 Award Winner

Francis X. Crowley Scholarship

NEWWA offers the Francis X. Crowley Scholarship of $3,000 is offered to undergraduate students enrolled in civil or environmental engineering programs or business management programs at a four-year college or university.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$3,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$5,000
1 Award Winner

George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship

New England Water Works Association awards the George E. Watters Memorial Scholarship of $5,000 scholarship to one undergraduate student in a civil engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$5,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$500–$2,000
1 Award Winner

IPAA Aviation Scholarship

IPAA Aviation Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors who are passionate about joining the aerospace industry and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in aviation in Iowa.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$500–$2,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner

Joseph Murphy Scholarship

New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) awards the Joseph Murphy Scholarship of $1,500 to an undergraduate student enrolled in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or any subject related to water management.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner

Judy Wallingford Scholarship

Female students pursuing a career in water works are eligible for a $1,000 award from the Maine Water Utilities Scholarship Fund.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$200–$10,000
1 Award Winner

Kansas Comprehensive Grant

Kansas Board of Regents offers the Kansas Comprehensive Grant to high school graduate students enrolled full-time at 18 private colleges and universities in Kansas. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Eligible Grades
All
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$200–$10,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$3,500–$4,500
2 Award Winners

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

Kansas Board of Regents offers the Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship to two students in Kansas, pursuing degrees and licenses in nursing. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$3,500–$4,500
2 Award Winners
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner

Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship Award

The Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship awards $1,500 to a graduate student studying costume design or technology. Applicants must have studied or will study at an SETC region institution.

Eligible Grades
Graduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner

Michael Garofano Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a student passionate to promote policies and practices to provide safe drinking water and pursue an academic career in civil, environmental, or water management sciences.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$500
4 Award Winners

New York Section Plant/Distribution System Operators Scholarship

The Plant/Distribution System Operators Scholarship of $500 is to assist AWWA member operators of drinking water treatment or distribution systems. It’s awarded to four individuals pursuing water system courses.

Eligible Grades
All
Application Open Date
October 1, 2022
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$500
4 Award Winners
Closed
$2,000
1 Award Winner

NEWWA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship

The NEWWA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Program provides one or more scholarships of $2,000 to undergraduate and graduate students seeking careers in water works.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 1, 2023
Closed
$2,000
1 Award Winner

About April Scholarships

Getting a scholarship is a great way to cover the costs of your college education, as many scholarships cover tuition, textbooks, and other related expenses. Many organizations offer scholarship opportunities for students in their final year of high school and college who are looking to finance their educational expenses.

April scholarships range from awards for academic excellence to those that are reserved for students with financial need. There are even some organizations that offer creative scholarships like writing or video contests. It’s important to research any and all scholarship opportunities available, did you know that some scholarship awards can even be used to cover previous tuition debt? April is a great time to start the scholarship search process, so be sure to take advantage of all the opportunities available.

10 Scholarships with April Deadlines in 2023

There are so many scholarships to choose from so here are our 10 favorite scholarships with April deadlines. These scholarships have a high reward but don’t require too much effort to apply.

ScholarshipAward Amount
Student Of Color Scholarship$10,000-$100,000
E.B Miller Memorial Scholarship$20,000-$60,000
Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships$20,000-$60,000
EPOC Environmental Scholarship Fund$20,000-$60,000
Rhode Island PBS Scholarship$15,000-$60,000
Real World Design Challenge$50,000
ARS Lazarian Graduate Scholarship$20,000-$50,000
Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship$20,000-$40,000
Martin Luther King Scholarship$20,000-$40,000
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship$10,000-$40,000

Cost of College in April

The average cost of college in April can vary greatly depending on the school and the type of degree you are pursuing. Generally, tuition for public universities is lower than attending private institutions. The three most affordable schools in terms of tuition costs for undergraduate degrees in April include the University of Michigan, University of California-Berkeley, and Ohio State University. The cost of tuition for in-state students at the University of Michigan is $14,826, while out-of-state tuition is $49,350. At the University of California-Berkeley, in-state tuition costs are around $13,431 and out-of-state tuition costs are around $42,191. Ohio State University has the lowest cost of tuition for in-state students at $10,726 and out-of-state tuition is $30,367. These three schools provide an affordable way to pursue college education while still providing quality education. With these attractive costs, more people are able to consider investing in their future by attending college.

April Scholarships for College Students

There are more than 70 scholarships available for college students to apply for that can help them cover the complete cost of their studies. You can even use some of these scholarships to pay for graduate school. The CME Group Foundation Scholars Program has a scholarship for minority students and college sophomores. Another scholarship with an approaching deadline is the LCNAA Scholarship Fund for undergraduate students. The Ally Financial Law Scholars Program calls for applications for college seniors and graduate students. The award amount for each of these scholarships is up to $20,000.

April Scholarships for High School Seniors

Your senior year is typically crunch time because the admission process for college begins around this stage. Besides worrying about your college admission, you may also need to figure out how you can pay for your studies. There are 40 scholarships, with various eligibility criteria, available for high school seniors to apply for in our Scholaroo database. Firstly, the Sara Scholarship gives up to $8,000 to female high school seniors who want to study at a college anywhere in the U.S. This scholarship does not restrict the area of study either, which is great for high school seniors who have not decided exactly what to study. The Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship awards up to $5,000 to a high school senior planning to complete a qualification related to computer science, engineering, and manufacturing at a vocational school in the U.S.

April scholarships for minority students

Minority students refer to those students who do not belong to the majority racial or ethnic group in the U.S. It includes, Black/African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, as well as Native American. There are over 30 different April scholarships for minority students in our Scholaroo database. The Student Of Color Scholarship, Black Philanthropy Bannister Scholarship, and Martin Luther King Scholarship offer some of the highest award amounts between $10,000 and $100,00 for black and Hispanic students. But the scholarships have other eligibility requirements such as area of study, and geographic eligibility among others.

Tips for Winning Scholarships in April

1. Start Early: It is never too early to start looking for scholarships and applying. As soon as the new school year starts, create a list of scholarships that you would like to apply for and begin searching for more opportunities throughout the year.

2. Get Organized: Keeping track of your applications is key. Create a system that works for you to keep track of all the scholarships you are interested in and ensure that you complete all required tasks on time.

3. Take Advantage of Resources: There are many resources out there to help you succeed in your scholarship search. Talk with guidance counselors, teachers, or family members who may have experience with the process and can offer advice or help. Additionally, utilize websites such as Fastweb and Scholarship Owl to find additional scholarship opportunities.

Frequently asked questions

When should I start applying for scholarships?

Preparation is key to getting a scholarship so the earlier you start the better it is for your application. Ideally, start preparing essays and gathering your documents in junior year so that when the scholarships start accepting applications you can apply easily without any delays.

How to apply for scholarships?

All scholarships will require some basic steps and information. This information usually includes your identification, transcripts, and financial information among other things. Some require the submission of detailed heritage documents and essays along with short questions. Depending on your choice of scholarships make sure to view the requirements carefully.

Is April too late to apply for scholarships?

No, April is a great time to apply for scholarships. Our Scholaroo database gives over 100 scholarships with deadlines during this month.